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Mannar, Sri Lanka, Dec 4, 2009. (UK Department for International Development/Flickr)

Accountability and Reconciliation in Asia

Philip Alston, Ambassador Stephen Rapp and Ambassador Le Hoai Trung discuss the post-conflict experiences of Cambodia, Vietnam and Sri Lanka. more
'Righteous Republic' (Harvard University Press, 2012) by Ananya Vajpeyi (R).

Book Excerpt: 'Righteous Republic' by Ananya Vajpeyi

Less well-known in the West than Gandhi and Nehru, B.R. Ambedkar nevertheless made a major contribution to the founding of the modern Indian state. more
A young man takes off running as the sun sets over Galle Forte in Southern Sri Lanka on January 9, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Chased by the Sun in Sri Lanka

A young man takes off running as the sun sets over Galle Forte in Southern Sri Lanka on January 9, 2012. (Photosightfaces/Flickr) more

A New Generation for Philippine Peso Bills

The new design of the Philippine Peso bills won the 'Best New Currency Feature' at Currency Conference in Singapore last Oct. 5. more
L to R: Shankar Tucker, D'Lo and Akram Khan.

Asia Society at The Park's New Festival

Discussion and performance on 'Online Jugalbandi!: Fusion Music Gone Viral,' led by Ranjit Barot, music director and drummer / An interactive theatrical routine of D’FunQT / A contemporary dance performance of 'Gnosis' more
Participants and performers in the 2012 "Unification" event at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York City take a collective bow on August 12, 2012. (Neha Gautam)

South Asian Americans Find a Shared Space, and Solidarity, Onstage in New York City

With music, dance, and quite a lot of laughs, Unification commemorates the 65th anniversary of partition. more
Twilight at Kosgoda Beach, Sri Lanka on December 24, 2010. (Himash De Silva/Flickr)

Photo of the Day: Twilight at Kosgoda Beach, Sri Lanka

Twilight at Kosgoda Beach, Sri Lanka on December 24, 2010. (Himash De Silva/Flickr) more

Sport, Society, and Sri Lanka

Novelist Shehan Karunatilaka shares insights into his prizewinning novel of Sri Lankan cricket, "Chinaman," with Rahul Bose. more
Highlights from the talk between Rahul Bose (L) and writer Shehan Karunatilaka (R) in Mumbai on Aug. 7, 2012. (6 min., 16 sec.)
Shehan Karunatilaka Explores Sri Lanka Through Cricket
Shehan Karunatilaka tells Rahul Bose how his debut novel acts an allegory for his country's 60-year history. more